Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Sophia Bechthold

Female 1870 - 1925  (55 years)


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  • Name Sophia Bechthold 
    Born 12 Mar 1870  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/61073262 
    Name Sophia Zinkan 
    Residence 1911  St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1925  40 Menno St., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-46723 
    Died 28 Jul 1925  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Heidelberg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I46723  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2024 

    Father John Bechthold,   b. 22 Oct 1843, , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1895, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Marie Louisa Krueger,   b. 24 Feb 1848, Zoegensdorf, Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1925, Petersburg, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1868  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F20071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Carl "Charles" Zinkan,   b. 12 May 1864, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1915, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1890  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Zinkan,   b. 8 Jul 1891, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1932, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. Edward Simon Zinkan,   b. 16 Feb 1893, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1893, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Herman Zinkan,   b. 13 Apr 1894, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1894, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Frieda Elizabeth Zinkan,   b. 5 Nov 1895, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1977  (Age 81 years)
     5. Hilda Ernestina Zinkan,   b. 12 Dec 1898, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1946, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     6. Alvin E. Zinkann,   b. 4 Jun 1900, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Carl "Charles" Zinkan,   b. Nov 1907, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2024 
    Family ID F12121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SOPHIA ZINKAN

      There passed away at her home, 40 Menno St., Waterloo, on Tuesday, July. 28th, Sophia Bechthold, widow of the late Carl Zinkann, in her 56th year. Deceased had been in failing health for some years, and death came not unexpectedly.

      She leaves to mourn her loss one son, Carl, at home, and three daughters, Mary (Mrs. Albert Hackbart) of Glenallen, Frieda (Mrs. H. V. Hoffmeyer) of Stratford, and Hilda (Mrs. E. J. Hohner) of Waterloo. Also her aged mother, Mrs. John Bechthold of Petersburg, five brothers, one sister and seven grandchildren. Her husband and three sons predeceased her.

      The funeral will take place from the residence Friday, July 31st at 2 o'clock, thence to the Heidelberg Lutheran church and cemetery for service and interment.

      The Waterloo Chronicle 30 Jul 1925 pg 3

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-1 Page 10.

    2. [S504] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1911, (St. Clements) Div. 7 Page 6.

    3. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/61073262.

    4. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Louisa Mary Kruger b. Prussia res: Waterloo Township Age: 20 born abt 1848 father: William Kruger mother: Geneflina Suck? married John Berhthold Age:: 25 born abt 1843 b. Hessen Germany Spouse res: Waterloo Township father: Hennery Berhthold mother: Henrietta Muller married 17 Nov 1868 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1870 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jul 1890 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - St. Clements, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1925 - 40 Menno St., Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jul 1925 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Heidelberg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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